If this is just an occasional smoke, most of the smell left over is from smoke trapped in fabrics, such as carpets, curtains, etc. Sprinkling/rubbing baking soda into them can help neutralize the odor.
For carpets (which will eliminate basically all the smell in most rooms), just sprinkle it over the carpet lightly. I typically then walk over ...
Dampening the adhesive part will help you separate them again, but you'll find that you're just using up more of the glue and the paper will be harder to stick.
Ideally, keep your rolling papers in your tobacco pouch / tin, as the tobacco will act as a natural desiccant keeping the excess moisture away from your papers.
Zippered plastic bag + slice of bread. The bread will slowly provide moisture to the tobacco and help it stay moist. Change bread as needed as it will become hard within a few days. This trick also works for cookie jars.
You could try using a table fan like the one above near the commonplace window. I'm not exactly sure how the setup of your apartment is, but this technique may work. I use it at my place because the air is sometimes too still and it gets stuffy in my apartment.
Another option could be to use a glass mounted exhaust fan that you could place on your window ...
If it's tobacco smoke from long-term use, it's not easy to eliminate. The stench adheres to every surface, particularly painted walls and carpeted floor. You might need to try all of these:
Change furnace filters, and, if possible, clean the furnace ducts (if forced-hot-air heating is used).
Wash all walls, ceilings, counter-tops and hard (wood, vinyl, tile)...
There are a couple of ways to go to minimize the stale smoke odour.
Easy and Expensive odour elimination hack:
Rent an ozone generator and let the ozone work within the closed apartment for a while. This is the best non-destructive way. Here's more information Note the safety precautions necessary with ozone.
Hard and Inexpensive odour elimination hack:
First thing would be to open all the windows, of course.
But just ventilating the room wouldn't help you; it is a known fact that smoke settles on the walls, ceiling, floor; carpets also detain it a lot (what else?) that will prevent disappearing of this annoying smell. So cleaning them should speed up removing the smoke smell.
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Few things worked... Hope it would work for you as well. I am a non-smoker, but I still couldn't catch it. I suppose the owner has sprayed some room freshener when I visited them...
I moved into a room that was used by a smoker... I didn't feel the smoke when I initially did the inspection.. but as I started to stay - I felt the smoke.. I think you have a ...
You should try an air purifier, particularly one with an ionizer. I've found that this typically helps a lot. As previously suggested, charcoal works great at trapping smells and absorbing smoke. You can buy charcoal filters and attach or tape them to a fan or to your A/C vent. This will help reduce the smell and trap the smoke into the filter.
A simple way to make smoke smell disappear:
Take a wet towel, not too wet. Towel of this kind would be sufficient.
Wave it around the garage and car. It will absorb all the smoke smell.
After that you can use room freshener/perfume, which is optional though.
There is pretty much nothing you can do about this other than keeping some distance from them or requesting them not to smoke when you are around (you may cook up some health issues like asthma,etc)
You can also consider wearing an anti pollution mask. You can again give reasons like too much pollution/protection from viral diseases etc
Apart from airing and washing your garage and car out, you can use odor absorbers to soak the smoke smell up. Charcoal, Febreeze, lemon and water, just water, charcoal, and vinegar are capable of helping get rid of the odors in your car. Just having these materials in an area with a smoky smell is often enough to help dispell the odor.
I agree with @Ron that you need to seal the wall to prevent further smoke infiltration.
But you already have a noticeable odor - in order to do something about that, you need to do 2 things:
1) Air out the space. Leave the garage door open as much as possible. If there's a way to run a fan so it pushes air through and out the garage, do so - open a ...
Tobacco smoke smell adheres to everything in a home and if there is no clear source of the smell then more widespread measures need to be taken. Baking soda, dried coffee grounds, charcoal are often considered a useful odor absorbent. You can leave bowls of the different materials around a home where the smell is strongest for a few days to absorb odors over ...
You could try placing a few bowls of regular, white vinegar around. Although this is typically used to get rid of paint smell, it may work on smoke as well.
Some other things you may try are crushed charcoal, strong air fresheners, or baking soda. Baking soda is often used to absorb refrigerator smells and hence may be a bit more versatile.
Charcoal may ...
This is not possible
As Bamboo stated (see comments), if its tar, the only way to remove that is to wash the object thoroughly, though on some things, it remains. It's not possible to thoroughly wash a book clearly, so there is no real way to remove the marks.
You need to use a piece of terra cotta. They sell them on amazon, etc. for use in brown sugar. When you get it, let it soak in water for about 30 minutes. Then pat the surface dry and throw it in with your tobacco (or "cilantro") and it should keep things moist for about 3 months.
I've used a moist cotton ball or moist cigarette filter (unused) in the pouch with good results. I've also breathed into the pouch through my mouth for 20-30 seconds, closed the pouch tightly and let it sit for a while unopened.
Air Ionizers that generate a lot of ozone are great at eliminating smoke smells. Or skip the guessing and buy a small (cheap) ozone generator.
(Warning 1: make sure it's not a fake. See, e.g. photo of eBay item 193723350092 which shows a real and a fake. I have one of each.)
Warning 2: Air Ionizers often generate a lot of ozone, which is hazardous. So ...
I have had great success using Febreeze to get rid of the smell of cigarette smoke. Especially in things like a couch or carpet. Works good for the car as well.
Also, after I quit smoking I never let my smoking friend smoke in my car or home. They respected that and I never had to worry about it. Maybe you can ask you friends to not smoke in your place or ...